Carbon dating- This is how scientist were able to find the age of the fossils

Carbon Dating is a method of determining the age of ancient fossil. This style is determined by measuring the radio active radiation issued by the age of the fossils.

Paleontologists of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles prepare and assemble the fossils of a 66 million year-old Tyrannosaurus rex nicknamed “Thomas”, in Los Angeles on March 27, 2008. This T-Rex specimen is estimated to be a 70% complete and one of 30 partially complete T-Rex fossils worldwide. Thomas was excavated in Montana between 2003 and 2005. AFP PHOTO GABRIEL BOUYS (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP via Getty Images)

Organisms are very small amounts of carbon -14 isotope is absorbed from the air. But the death and destruction caused by this process can be started to stop with a permanent radio-active the body of carbon – 14 isotope.

scientists found the half-life of carbon -14 5570 years. And now the radio-active material for assessing the intensity of the radiation, to accurately determine its antiquity.

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